A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

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Psyche scarred by murderous munching poodle.

by L2L3 on November 15, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

There I was, at 14, just in time to watch that tiny ball of fur wolf down an entire angel fish that had just jumped out of the tank. Never looked at another toy poodle in quite the same way.


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